Your bridal party. These are your besties. The people that have been through thick and thin with you. The people that you can’t imagine not having next to you on your wedding day. But it’s important to understand that your bridal party’s responsibilities go beyond just standing next to you on your big day; they help you with planning, pre-wedding parties and showers, and provide support when needed while you prepare for the wedding. The question when you begin this process is: should our wedding party be large or small? There are many pros and cons for both sizes. And once you decide, there are several things you will want to consider when selecting who you ask to stand up with you on your big day. We will cover the second part on another blog because that is a lot to unpack in and of itself! For now, let’s focus on size: big, small, or maybe even none!
BIG BRIDAL PARTY
Some brides dream of having a gigantic wedding party. I mean, with so many friends to help, wedding planning will be so much easier, right? And the bridal shower and bachelor/bachelorette parties will be even more of a blast, right? Plus, then you can ask everyone that ever asked you to be in their wedding, right? Well…maybe? Or maybe not. Let’s look at the pros and cons: